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Xmanager crashes after 'startkde'

Last modified: Wednesday, December 2, 2015 5:30 AM

PROBLEM DESCRIPTION

When attempting login as root in Solaris CDE, the following message appears and fails to login.
"Not a system console. Cannot login as root."


REASON

By default, Solaris CDE comes with a system security feature that blocks root access.



RESOLUTION

Edit /etc/default/login file so that remote root login is allowed.
The following portion needs editing:

CONSOLE=/dev/console



AFFECTED SOFTWARE

All Xmanager versions